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The Wind Farm

After an overcast start to the day and rain for much of the morning, the clouds finally started to clear down to fluffy cumulus by lunchtime and I decided to take a chance and head for the Moorfoot Hills, about … Continue reading

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The Golf Course

One of the great things about a kick scooter is the ability to ride just about anywhere, along footpaths, along cycleways, on roads and streets, even off-road and I was wondering one evening, while out for a local scoot around … Continue reading

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Scooter Magic

More than a year has passed since I bought my first Swifty scooter, a Swifty Zero, way back in September 2018, a few months less since the purchase of my Swifty Air. Both scooters are doing well. I still manage … Continue reading

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Silly O’Clock

Silly o’clock refers to the wee small hours of the morning, say between 2.00 and 5.00 am, when most of the population of Scotland is still sleep in bed. Myself, on the other hand, think that the wee small hours … Continue reading

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Roslin to Shawfair

Until recently, the cycle and walking route running along the old Edinburgh, Roslin and Loanhead Branch line of the North British Railway, was only rideable from the west of Roslin to the bridge crossing at the Lasswade Road on the … Continue reading

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Musselburgh Coast

A rather dull day with laden skies and the forecast of rain did not stop me getting out on the new Swifty Air. I loaded the scooter in the back of the car and headed down to the coast at … Continue reading

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Moorfoot Hills

Approaching the end of July, and with temperatures during the day into the mid-twenties, scooting during the heat of the day was not enjoyable and I much prefer the cool air of early mornings or the slightly cooler late evenings. … Continue reading

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Lockdown Scooting

With the entire country in the grip of the dreaded Coronavirus and the population only permitted to go outdoors once a day for exercise, what better way to do that than on a Swifty Air kick scooter. However, the need … Continue reading

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Forth Road Bridge

A Sunday in mid-October and a chill 4 degree start, saw me driving round the A720 City of Edinburgh by-pass heading for Queensferry, a small fishing port nestling below the three bridges that span the Firth of Forth, the Forth … Continue reading

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Ettrick Water

A phone call from my parents, whose new smart television had lost its connection to the Internet, was the perfect reason for a trip down to Selkirk in the Scottish Borders, the place where I grew up, spending my teenage … Continue reading

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